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Code of Student Conduct

essential partners

III.    Essential Partners
    A. All students are expected to:
        1. Know the policies and regulations of the school district and abide by them.
    B. All parents are expected to:
        1. Know school rules and help their children understand them.
    C. All district teachers are expected to:
        1. Know school policies and rules, and enforce them in a fair and consistent manner.
        2. Communicate to students and parents a classroom discipline plan.
    D. All district counselors are expected to:
        1. Initiate teacher/student/counselor conferences and parent/teacher/ student/counselor conferences, as necessary, as a
        way to resolve problems.
    E. All district principals are expected to:
        1. Promote a safe and orderly school environment.
        2. Be responsible for enforcing the code of conduct and ensuring that all cases are resolved promptly and fairly.
    F. The superintendent is expected to:
        1. Promote a safe and orderly school environment.
        2. Review with district administrators the policies of the Board of Education and state and federal laws relating to school
        operations and management.
        3. Work with district administrators in enforcing the code of conduct and ensuring that all cases are resolved promptly and
        fairly.
    G. Members of the Board of Education are expected to:
        1. Collaborate with student, teacher, administrator, parent organizations, school safety personnel and other school personnel
        to develop a code of conduct that clearly defines expectations for the conduct of students, district personnel and visitors on
        school property and at school functions.
        2. Adopt and review at least annually the district's code of conduct to evaluate the code's effectiveness and the fairness and
        consistency of its implementation

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